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3…2…1… Action: Children of Palm Tree Orphanage

Rumor has it Cambodian children are among the world’s cutest. Rumor no more.  The videos below were compiled during our one month stint as volunteers at the Palm Tree Orphanage in Phnom Penh.

The youngest child residing at Palm Tree is Da (1 year of age), whom has learned to protect himself amongst the 90+ kids:

After Greg composed an award winning vignette of basic colors, he instructs the little ones in unison:

Sophoan instantly became Ashley’s little buddy at Palm Tree. Watch this adorable video of her tiny friend reciting her English ABCs:

- Greg and Ash

Learn From Our Footsteps:

  1. Working with children takes a ton of patience. Working with kids when your primary language is their second amplifies this patience quota. Repetition is paramount and use of simple English words helps the cause.

  • Nina55

    This makes me cry,,,they are so sweet and have no one! Ash can you please bring a few home, we will never notice. They can be in your wedding!
    be careful in Africa…look forward to a lot of tales from that area. Hugs and kisses to both of you.

  • Susan Dietz

    How sweet and innocent they are!! And you are correct, some of the cutest kids you'll ever see!!

  • fofs

    Nina – We both would love to have a few at the wedding… imagine that!

    - Greg & Ash

  • fofs

    Sue – The Cambodian children just melted our hearts. It was so very hard to leave them.

    - Greg & Ash

  • fofs

    Nina – We both would love to have a few at the wedding… imagine that!

    - Greg & Ash

  • fofs

    Sue – The Cambodian children just melted our hearts. It was so very hard to leave them.

    - Greg & Ash

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